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gabby

[gab-ee] /ˈgæb i/
adjective, gabbier, gabbiest.
1.
talkative; garrulous.
Origin of gabby
1710-1720
1710-20; gab1 + -y1
Related forms
gabbiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gabbiness

gabby

/ˈɡæbɪ/
adjective -bier, -biest
1.
(informal) inclined to chatter; talkative
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Word Origin and History for gabbiness

gabby

adj.

"garrulous, talkative," 1710, originally Scottish, from gab (n.) + -y (2). Related: Gabbiness.

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Slang definitions & phrases for gabbiness

gab

verb

Talk, esp of a long, prattling sort

[1786+; fr Scots or Northern English dialect; perhaps related to the Old French gab, ''mockery, boasting'']


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